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John Payne Quartet and Saxophone Choir

Experience the powerful wall of sound created by 30 saxophones propelled by a driving rhythm section and live to tell the tale!

Hip arrangements in a variety of styles by Duncan Martin, choir director for 30+ years.

Solos by local saxophone legend John Payne and his quartet.

Last year Ryles was totally packed full for this one of a kind annual event. Be there or live in regret!

Tickets: $12pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/30/2013 - 20:00

Lance Martin Band

Lance Martin is celebrating 29 years of performing at the Great Jazz venue of RYLES.

Lance has performed at RYLES with The Herman Johnson Band, The Billy Thompson Band, The Black Sea Salsa Band, The Lance Martin Jazz Trio and The Lance Martin Band.

Join us in celebrating this event with music, friends, and Love. We hope to see you there.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 21:00

Boston Jazz Singers Showcase

Join us for an evening featuring a number of Boston's best jazz vocalists. Backed by Dan Fox - bass; Joe Reid - piano; Miki Matsuki - drums.

For info about how to sing in a future showcase, visit

Tickets: $7pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/23/2013 - 20:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Harvey Finstein

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/21/2013 - 22:00


Soulphonic is a soul band playing soul music from the 1960s all the way up until today. A 10-piece group with five horns, guitar, bass, keys, drums, and lead/backup vocals, their setlists are lovingly curated from the very best hits of artists like Tower Of Power, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, The Bar-Kays, and more!

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 21:00


FELIPPE SANTOS has performed and recorded with Brazilian greats on both the regional and national scene. He has recorded with renown MPB figures on the CD "Monica Salmaso." A graduate of Bachelor of Music UFPB (Guitar) and currently a student of Masters in Performance (Guitar), the Longy School of Music in Boston.

REGINA BENEDETTI - Singer, songwriter, dancer, guitarist and percussionist.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:00

Brian Thomas / Alex Lee-Clark Big Band

The Brian Thomas / Alex Lee-Clark Big Band is a 17 Piece Hammond Organ Powered Original Funk/Soul/Hip Hop/Jazz Big Band. This is not your daddy's big band!! (unless your daddy is James Brown or J-Dilla)

Featuring: Beau Sasser, Steve Fell, Dino Govoni, Paul Lieberman, Pete Levesque, Mark Zaleski, Jeff Galindo, Angel Subero, Clayton Dewalt, Trent Austin, Yaure Muniz, Eric Bloom, Jared Sims, and Ted Sullivan.

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/16/2013 - 19:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Yoko Miwa

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/14/2013 - 10:00
Sun, 04/28/2013 - 10:00

Diane Blue and Friends, featuring Wali Ali

Wali Ali is no stranger to the music world. He helped as a lead guitarist for The Temptations, Eddie Kendricks, Teena Marie, Rick James & Patrice Rushen just to name a few. Wali Ali has toured as guitarist with Marvin Gaye, The Jacksons. Aretha Franklin, and the Undisputed Truth. He wrote a song that was recorded by Gladys Knight and the Pips. His guitar prowess is matched with strong soulful vocals.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 21:00

TarBone CD Release Show

TarBone is a project featuring guitarist/vocalist Mike Duke and trombonist Dan Fox.

The infectious grooves of New Orleans are the backbone of the band with covers of artists such as the Meters and Earl King, with a trombone and sax front line reminiscent of the Crusaders. The mix includes original jazz, funk and blues.

Rounding out the band are some of Boston's top-shelf players including Bill Vint on sax, Barry Lit on drums, Jesse Williams on bass, and Steve Heck on keys.

Their new CD, Live at Ryles, will be available at this show.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:00


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